August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tragic Accident

A tragic accident took the life of a Lexington woman Monday, August 15. Crystal Archer, above right, had been on vacation with her family in Port Aransas when she took a hard fall on Saturday, causing head injuries. More...

Forgery Suspect Arrested

Attentive clerk helps nab perpetrator

On Friday, August 12, Officer Walton with the Lexington Police Department was notified that a man was trying to cash a check at the Prosperity Bank on Hwy 77 in Lexington. More...

Lee County Students Return to Classes

All Lee County students will return to school on Monday, August 22. All three Districts, including Lexington, Giddings, and Dime Box will begin classes, putting an end to another summer break. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 8, 2016 A motorist reported that she ran out of gas and was on the side of the road on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Jessup gave her a courtesy ride to get fuel. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 8, 2016 Officer Walton located a subject in the 400 Blk of Hester St who had locked their keys inside their vehicle. He was able to unlock the vehicle for the subject. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

One of the toughest things to fight as we get older are regrets. We reflect on our lives, and on our mistakes, or, on things we might have done, or should have done, and we regret making those mistakes, and not accomplishing all we might have.  More...

THEY SAID IT

“People Need to Know”

Arlene was one of the most positive people I’ve met. Her background, however, was far from positive or stable. Her early life was riddled with anger, violence, and abuse. “I had to learn that the ugly stuff back there was not about me. More...

Sports

Eagles Looked Impressive in the Scrimmage

The Lexington Eagles were impressive in their scrimmage with Caldwell. The Eagle defense, led by Chase Allert, gave up a couple of big plays to the 4A Hornets, but kept them out of the end zone in the varsity scrimmage. More...

Lady Eagles Spiked in Opener

Lexington opened the 2016 season with a loss to 2A volleyball power Burton in three games. The scores were 14-25, 14-25, and 24-26 for Burton. More...

Lady Eagles at Yorktown

The Lady Eagle volleyball team traveled 124 miles to Yorktown only to be matched up with Lindsay, which is located near Gainesville in North Texas. Lindsay defeated Lexington 11-25, 15- 25 in the opening match of the tourney last Friday.  More...

Breaking News - 8/19/2016 8:29 AM

Train Derailment in Dime Box - Free Access

There was a train derailment in Dime Box at about 7 a.m. this morning, Friday, August 19. Early reports indicate about 20 cars were involved. No known hazmat hazards have been reported. The investigation continues. More...

City Council Approves Ordinance Changes

Approves EDC Budget which includes help for Log Cabins’ new building

During their regular meeting last Wednesday, August 10, the Lexington City Council approved changes to several ordinances, including those dealing with junked and abandoned motor vehicles, those dealing with weeds, grass and harmful vegetation and ot More...

Hit and Run Ends in a Pasture

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Report, a caller reported that he witnessed a person in a brown Jeep hit a vehicle at the intersection of Hwy 21 @ Hwy 290. The vehicle continued eastbound on Hwy 21. More...

Suspect Flees on Foot

On Friday, August 12, Lee County Deputies, along with the Lexington Police Department, were dispatched to help Milam County Sheriff’s Deputies in the pursuit of a vehicle.  More...

Photo

Pictured above are the Lexington High School Varsity Cheerleaders. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Thank God for the Olympics.  They give us something to watch other than the daily chaos of the Presidential election. They also restore our faith in our nation.  More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  Thank you to all whose public comments and emails helped persuade the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District Board to postpone action last Wednesday on End Op LP’s plan to pipeline 15 billion gallons of our water annual More...

Photo

On Sunday, August 14, Jim Heathman of the Lee County Historical Society presented Stanley Miller with an achievement award for his work in preserving Lee County History. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 13, 1876– Galveston Daily News reported that a Comanche county deputy sheriff had brought Dave Thompson, accused with stealing a horse in Lee county, to the Hamilton County jail. More...

Chef's Corner

Bratwurst Hash

Not too long ago, we had an unexpected visit from our long-time friends from Houston. Fortunately, my wife came up with this quick dish for brunch.   More...

Giddings Public Library News

“The Once Upon A Time Reading Contest” is coming soon. Write your own original story about your favorite fairytale character. Enter your story by Sept. 15th. The winner will receive a set of fairytale books with a read along DVD. More...

School

Meet the Teachers, LISD Teachers Breakfast

Principal Lynette Brown introduces new teachers, Chance Willard, Tracy Morgan, Kim Haas, Lori Morgan, Connie Wolridge and Sharon Bradford to Lexington Elementary School. PHOTOS BY PHIL CONCAN. More...

Photos

There was a good crowd at last week’s Meet the Eagles. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Horace Johnny Farrack

Funeral services for Horace Farrack, 74 of Giddings, were held on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. More...

John Wayne Fenzlein

Funeral services for John Fenzlein, 67, of Giddings, were held on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda with Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating. More...

Calvin Clint “Juicy” Key

Funeral services for Calvin Clint “Juicy” Key, age 71 were held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Black Jack Cemetery with Dwight Kelly officiating. More...


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